Research In Motion acquires Cellmania to assist with BlackBerry application offerings

Some rather interesting happenings with Research In Motion today. The news of them having acquired Cellmania, a mobile storefront operator, is something seemingly small but could turn out to be one of the larger acquisitions the company has made in quite some time.  As it stands right now, BlackBerry App World has launched paid applications in 55 countries but have not as yet, been able to...

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BlackBerry Torch launch party in LA - From the red carpet

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Los Angeles was the scene for the latest BlackBerry Torch launch party. Many celebs were on hand to celebrate the release.  As they were coming off the red carpet, many gave their impressions of the hottest new BlackBerry as shown in the video above. Drake, has long been known to write all his songs on his BlackBerry device so was rather interesting...

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CrackBerry guide to BlackBerry taxi and transit apps

CrackBerry guide to BlackBerry taxi and transit apps

Get from Point A to Point B with these BlackBerry apps! Welcome to the CrackBerry Guide to Taxi and Transit applications. If you thought your BlackBerry helped you while in transit only when you’re behind the wheel, then think again. I’m not talking about keeping entertained or catching up on email either. Before you hail a cab, or before you step off of the train, you can use BlackBerry...

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Paris Hilton now rocks the BlackBerry Torch

Paris Hilton now rocks the BlackBerry Torch

You know what I like most about Paris Hilton? Her loyalty to BlackBerry. Once she ditched her old SideKick (that got hacked) and picked up her first BlackBerry, over the years I have yet to see her waver. She gets BlackBerry. Always on, Always Connected. It's not about killing time. It's about getting stuff done. Typically rocking the latest and greatest gsm BlackBerry, Paris Hilton has now...

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Official OS 5.0.0.822 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 now available from AT&T

Official OS 5.0.0.822 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 now available from AT&T

If you're still hanging on to that old reliable Bold 9000 you're in luck today as AT&T has officially released OS 5.0.0.822. We don't often talk about the 9000, but I know there are plenty of you who refuse to let it go. By now you are most likely running a leaked 5.0 or one from another carrier, but if you're on AT&T today is your day. Head over to the software downloads page below to...

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Internals allows you to keep an eye on your device stats - 50 copies up for grabs!

Internals allows you to keep an eye on your device stats - 50 copies up for grabs!

Internals is a new application for those who feel the need to monitor their device stats, from the same company that brought you AntennaGate. Building on the premise of AntennaGate, they have expanded the idea into a full device monitoring application, covering battery, app memory and storage memory in addition to signal strength. This information can be used as a great diagnostic for your...

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Contest Winners - Fancy Characters, Garminfone and iRPG

Contest Winners - Fancy Characters, Garminfone and iRPG

Here are the winners from last weeks round of contests. If you won you will be receiving an email either directly from us or the retailer/developer directly in the next few days. If for some reason you don't receive an email within 7-14 days (be sure to check your spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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ProOnGo Expense updated to version 1.2.44 - GPS support now included

ProOnGo Expense updated to version 1.2.44 - GPS support now included

Back in May, Adam covered a great business expense tracking application, ProOnGo Expense. Recently, the app has been updated with a major feature, enabling users to use their built-in GPS to track their mileage. In the new version, users simply open up a new mileage expense and the app will use the GPS to determine the start and end locations, calculating the mileage automatically. An...

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Bellshare releases new beta, compatible with the new CB Wallpaper Changer

Bellshare releases new beta, compatible with the new CB Wallpaper Changer

Kevin dropped word earlier today about the new CrackBerry Wallpaper Changer app from ShaoSoft, and since then I have received word through the grapevine that Bellshare has released a new beta build of their popular application BerryWeather, with compatibility for the new build. Those that have downloaded either the free or paid versions of the new Wallpaper Changer can test out the new...

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Schlage lowers subscription fee Schlage LiNK home management systems - 3 starter kits up for grabs!

The good folks at Schlage let us know that they have now lowered the subscription fee for Schlage LiNK Home Management System. The price of the monthly service has been dropped to $8.99 and in celebration of the new fee, we are giving away 3 Schlage LiNK Starter Kits for CrackBerry readers. The starter kit includes a Schlage wireless keypad lever, Schlage bridge and Schlage light module....

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LinkedIn v1.2 Released – Big fixes and performance enhancements

LinkedIn v1.2 Released – Big fixes and performance enhancements

If you frequent using Linkedin on your BlackBerry you'll wanna make sure you grab the latest version available. Verson 1.2 has been released and this version addresses a lot of concerns users had with the application such as; contact management and battery life. The official words are: We’ve just released an update focused on performance, battery life and resolving several issues our...

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New Must Have App: Free CrackBerry Wallpaper Changer or Wallpaper Changer Pro with CrackBerry Wallpapers!!

  Download: Free CB Wallpaper Changer | Wallpaper Changer Pro w/ CB Wallpapers Courtesy of our friends at ShaoSoft, we're extremely excited to announce our new CrackBerry wallpaper changing apps for your BlackBerry! The apps connect directly to our CrackBerry Wallpaper Gallery, automatically delivering new wallpapers to your BlackBerry homescreen for a fun and refreshing experience. We've...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for Aug 23rd, 2010 - 25 copies of Metro up for grabs

BlackBerry theme roundup for Aug 23rd, 2010 - 25 copies of Metro up for grabs

Contest: 25 Copies of Metro to be won. Leave a comment! The first thing I'm going to do this week is adress a couple questions I am getting asked constantly. "How do I get my themes in the roundup?", "Where do you find the themes you include?". Simple. The answer to the first question, hit me up at themeroundup@crackberry.com and I'll take a look. The answer to the second? Our theme forums...

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Bargain Hunters rejoice! - Sccope aims to save you pennies!

Bargain Hunters rejoice! - Sccope aims to save you pennies!

I hate spending money. If I can save $.20 on a can of mushrooms, I'll do it, and when it comes to big purchases I will scour flyers and websites looking for the best possible deal I can find. Only one problem, I can't exactly lug my laptop around with me while I'm actually in the store, so I'm forced to go with the information I've already gleaned from home. Sccope is an app with the mission...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 22 Aug 2010

Motorola Droid 2 review Hands-on with the Sprint Samsung Epic 4G Hands-on with Android 2.2 on the Droid X Video: BlackBerry 6 running on BlackBerry Bold 9700 BlackBerry Tablet rumors firming up; featuring a new BlackBerry OS (built by QNX?) BlackBerry Bold 9780 caugh on video again...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Curve 8530 OS 5.0.0.886

Leaked: BlackBerry Curve 8530 OS 5.0.0.886

One more for the evening. BlackBerry Curve 8530 owners, this is for you. OS 5.0.0.886 has leaked and, while we're not exactly sure what has changed, it could be worth the time it takes to upgrade. Especially, if you've been having issues with any previous OS. Again, back up your data folks before you load it. And if ya come across anything cool, be sure to leave some comments so others know...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100 & 9105 OS 5.0.0.884

Leaked: BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100 & 9105 OS 5.0.0.884

Been a while since a OS leak has happened for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G. Now, we have OS 5.0.0.884 to check out for those of you who have a 9100 or 9105. Standard disclaimer applies as always folks. Back up your stuff before you load this one, just in case. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If you...

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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed BlackBerry Bold 9780 - Caught on video, yet again!>> BlackBerry 6 for BlackBerry Bold 9700 video walkthrough>> Leave It On 3 released, revamped UI and tons of new features>> BlackBerry App World 2.0 roll out to begin soon>> QuickLaunch 3.0 Quick Review - loads of new features>> BlackBerry 9670 Oxford internal overview leaked>...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for August 20th, 2010! Win 1 of 10 copies of Hypoxia!

My apologies for the lateness in getting this one up. I do however have a good excuse. I recently got my BlackBerry Torch so with that, I sorta got lost in playing with it. Anyhow, weekend app time again. We got some goodies for you all and a great contest where you can win 1 of 10 copies of Hypoxia from MBLWare. Here's to hoping you all have agreat weekend. :) Freebies of the Week: Morsel 2...

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BlackBerry Bold 9780 - Caught on video, yet again!

BlackBerry Bold 9780 - Caught on video, yet again!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Earlier today we got a look at the BlackBerry Bold 9700 running BlackBerry 6. Now, another video pops up of the BlackBerry Bold 9780 which remains under that rumored device category since it's never been officially acknowledged yet. That said, we've seen the specs, the pics, the UAProf and well, pretty much everything we need to know about this device...

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